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Transfer OEM Windows 10 Pro Key to another computer?

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Last Modified: 2020-10-20
Hello, bought a NUC with an OEM licence key (the sticker is on the device with the key).

I was looking to duel boot my iMac and install it there rather than on the NUC. Can this be done or is the license somehow hardwired into the NUC's motherboard.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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OEM keys are tied to the hardware they are sold with.  (Unless you are in Germany or another locale that has made that restriction nullified).  You will need to buy a new license.

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I'm in the UK. Pity as the license has never been used on the NUC. I take it you cant call Microsoft and get it transferred or something like that?
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Thanks lee - pity but worth to ask!

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